Wombat


Wombat facts:
- Wombats have long claws that are adapted for digging.
- Wombats live in burrows, from which they emerge at night to feed on grasses and other plants.
- Young Wombats are born singly and each is carried in its mother's pouch.

- Wombats are native only to Australia.
- The teeth of Wombats growing continuously.
- Wombats are nocturnal grazers.

- Wombat burrows are very large - up to 30 meters (100 feet) long.
- Wombats can be of different colours - from a sandy colour to brown or black to grey.
- Wombats are extremely strong and very proficient diggers.

- Most Australians have never seen a wild Wombat.
- Wombats live expectancy varies from 5 to over 30 years.
- Wombats are solitary creatures in general.

- Wombats are large animals. The average Wombat is about 1 meter (40 inches) long and weighs about 25 kg (55 pounds).
- The name of Wombat comes from the nearly extinct Darug language spoken by the Aboriginal Darug people who originally inhabited the Sydney area.
- Wombats were often called badgers by early Australian settlers because of their size and habits.
 







6 comments:

  1. Hope to touch it.
    Very cute
    I have just known it from this blog. Nice blog

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  2. I am from Indonesia. I love almost all animal, but unfortunately, I have only hamster in home. Hope later to have more.

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  4. It's my first time seeing one. I did not know they look so cuddly.

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  5. They remind me a lot of moles or mole rats. But they are only bigger.

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